Paying down debt is always a good idea. It will reduce the amount you pay in interest and shorten the length of your loan. But it might not be the wisest use of your money until you’ve done these three things.
You’ve scouted out the best mortgage rate and fought hard to get the best price on your new home. But your bargaining shouldn’t stop there. Here’s how you can save on everything from settlement fees to title insurance.
Lending money to your child is risky business. But if you can avoid the personal pitfalls and convince the federal government that this is really a loan, and not a gift, the Bank of Mom and Dad can be a financial boon for everyone in the family.